One person is dead and a number of people have been injured in Fort Good Hope in what RCMP are calling a “critical incident.”

“At this time, RCMP have confirmed that one person is deceased and a number of other persons have been injured,” says the notice. “Residents in Fort Good Hope are asked to shelter in place until further notice. Additional RCMP resources are en route to the community.”

Residents are advised to stay at home while police complete their work. Residents are also asked to not share the location and movements of police officers, as the situation is still underway.

Police say further updates will be provided as soon as possible.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to contact the Fort Good Hope RCMP at 598-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or In the event of an emergency call, 911.

Eric Bowling

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  1. heard the alert it was announced in English and French, but not the native language, how many French people do you think there are in good hope that can’t speak English and how many older folks speak only there native tongue. what a bunch of yoyo’s you guys are